NCA is currently working on our tree management policy, a plan that will define how our urban treescape will look over the next 100 years and the pathway to make it happen. The Tree Management Policy (Draft) is now open for public consultation.
You are invited to attend a community drop-in session at the Australian War Memorial. At these sessions you can speak to Memorial staff about their Development Project plans
Temporary improvements to the Dickson Pool forecourt will help you enjoy this space more this summer. If you’ve come along to have a look at these improvements please take the ACT Government’s 2 minute survey so they know how you feel the new space is working and what else they could consider. Your feedback will inform a detailed design for other upgrades in the future. The upgrades follow engagement with the community, which told the ACT Government the upgrades were one of their top priorities and suggested how this space could be improved. The improvements include new landscaping, shade, seating, bike
The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal has varied the conditions of approval of a Northbourne Avenue development. As a result of an appeal brought by the North Canberra Community Council, the Tribunal ordered changes to the conditions that apply to the proposed development. The changes include reducing building heights, increasing on-site parking and increasing solar access. The tribunal also acknowledged that broader traffic issues “cannot be properly addressed by looking at one development, or even one street, but needs a broader approach.” The tribunals’ decision is at http://acat.act.gov.au/decisions/north-canberra-community-council-v-act-planning-and-land-authority-and-anor-administrative-review-2019-acat-87
City and Gateway Framework: National Trust presentation on National Capital Plan amendment 91, to NCCC meeting 19 June 2019
National Capital Plan amendment 91 includes new building height rules and a suite of other planning controls that make up the City and Gateway framework.
Meet and find out more about the candidates for the 2019 Federal elections, at the Inner South Canberra Community Council’s “Politics at the Pub” event. When: Sunday, 5 May 2019 from 4.00 – 6.00 pm. Where: ground floor, Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley Street, Griffith More information: https://www.isccc.org.au/politics-in-the-pub-isccc-federal-candidates-forum-5-may